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FSI Master Football Tactical Analyst
10th May, 2021
ENG / ESP
My name is Victor Mañas and I am a Professional Football Analyst with more than 15 years of experience in the field of professional football.
I have worked as a strength and conditioning coach and as an assistant coach for La Liga clubs such as Polideportivo Ejido, Lorca Deportiva, and Deportivo Alavés. Since 2007, I have been part of the Unai Emery coaching staff, where I combined my work as a physical trainer with my debut as an analyst.
Then, I worked together with Unai on Sevilla FC, PSG, Arsenal and now, Villarreal CF.
This FSI course titled “Specialist in Tactical Analysis” is aimed at soccer coaches who are motivated to learn and to enrich their experience in continuous learning and improvement.
It is also aimed at football technicians who want to get started in the world of analysis or for those who are already working as tactical analysts and want to know, first-hand, the methods and workflows used by highly qualified professionals.
All of the teachers in this program are professionals working in the best clubs around the world, as well as excellent people. They will share with you their value as humans as well as their theoretical knowledge and above all, their empirical knowledge: Science and Experience all in one -- stimulating!
In football today, the tactical analyst, in any of its forms, is in high demand. The “need” has been created and clubs devote significant resources to creating structures around analysis to add value to the everyday workflows of their technical teams.
With this course, you will acquire the necessary technical and personal skills to be able to work with one of these clubs. “You can achieve your dreams by learning with FSI!".
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Characteristics of the Course
CV to be reviewed by the FSI Academic Department
24/7. One module released per month.
Number of months
5 minimum - 7 maximum
What you'll learn?
1. Introduction to Game Analysis
2. Game Analysis Fundamentals
3. Current Technology I
4. Current Technology II
5. Introduction to data science. Big Data
6. Workflows: Organization and Treatment of Information. Report templates
7. Work Flows. The use of the Information in the weekly work structure. Task Design I
8. Work Flows. The use of the Information in the weekly work structure. Task Design II
9. Work Flows. The use of the Information in the weekly work structure. Task Design III
10. Workflows: Presentation of information to the coach and the player
11. The design of the Observation Sheets. Tagging
12. Game Analysis. Dimensions: Subjective Analysis (video analysis) and Objective Analysis (Data) I
13. Game Analysis. Dimensions: Subjective Analysis (video analysis) and Objective Analysis (Data) II
14. Collective Analysis of Own Team
15. Collective Analysis of the Rival Team
16. Own / Rival Team Analysis from the Data Perspective
17. Live Analysis I
18. Live Analysis II
19. Individual Analysis of Own Team
20. Rival Team Individual Analysis
21. Goalkeeper I Analysis
22. Goalkeeper II Analysis
23. Data Analytics Applied to Football
24. Football metric modeling
25. Analysis of the Physical Data from the Interpretation of the Game
26. Defensive Set Ball Analysis I
27. Defensive Set Ball Analysis II
28. Offensive Set Ball Analysis I
29. Offensive Set Ball Analysis II
30. The great forgotten of analysis and training: The Throw-in
31. The counterattack in 1st wave
32. Training Analysis
Who you'll learn from?
Villareal CF, Spain - Formerly Paris Saint Germain Football Club, France - Arsenal, UK - Sevilla FC, Spain
Head of Perfomance at Watford FC, UK - Formerly Deportivo Alaves - Malaga CF - National Team of Panama
Data Scientist Arsenal FC, UK - Coaching Staff Spain Women's National Basketball Team
Coach UEFA Pro. Head Coach UD Ibiza, Spain - Formerly Asistant Coach Arsenal FC,UK - PSG, France - Sevilla CF - Valencia CF, Spain
Coach UEFA Pro. Former Asistant Coach and Head of Methology Unidinese, Italy - UD Salamanca, Spain
The enrollment period for new students is now open. If you want to be a part of FSI, don’t miss this opportunity to join us. There are limited places available and the FSI team is waiting to share their experience with you!
The first step to change your future
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3. Tuition Payment
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4. Payment of the Master
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5. Login Credentials
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6. Start of the Course
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The FSI Diploma is a empowering certification with a demanding evaluation system, a comprehensive competency framework and the support of a solid Faculty of professors, representing a prestigious accreditation to work in professional football.
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